Royal Goddaughter to Queen Victoria, Sarah Forbes Bonetta

Happy Black History Month! For each of the 28 days of February, we at The Mary Sue will have a post about a black woman you should know about—some you may have heard of, some a little bit more obscure, and some fictional who still deserve a lot of love.  Day Twelve: Sarah* Forbes Bonetta A short one today this Monday, but one I found out about and More...

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By admin On Wednesday, February 7th, 2018
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New Seasons of BattleBots Are Coming to the Discovery and Science Channels

BattleBots, the show that puts robots in a cage match to the death, is coming back to life. The show, which originally aired on Comedy Central before being briefly revived on ABC, will be re-imagined for Discovery More...

By admin On Friday, February 2nd, 2018
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Ivanka Trump Says Black History Month Is About “All Americans” & That Went Over About as Well as You’d Expect

During #BlackHistoryMonth, we celebrate heroes like Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who were sojourners for freedom – and we resolve to continue to bring greater equality, dignity, and More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 31st, 2018
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Tonight’s State of the Union Boycott Might Be the Largest of its Kind

Members are wearing black to tonight’s #SOTU to say #TimesUp on sexual harassment. #SOTUBlackout pic.twitter.com/SuQNL4VWf2 — House Democrats (@HouseDemocrats) January 30, 2018 Tonight, Donald Trump will More...

By admin On Friday, January 26th, 2018
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I Am Figuratively Burning With Rage Over This Bar’s Refusal to Serve Patrons Who Use the Word “Literally”

East Village bar the Continental expounds on their (tongue-in-cheek) ban on the word literally. Their stated goal now is to stop “Kardashianism.” cc: @edenbrower pic.twitter.com/iI0N41qCgt — evgrieve (@evgrieve) More...

By admin On Friday, December 29th, 2017
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Female Actresses Dating Younger Men is Not Newsworthy

When pictures first surfaced of Laura Dern and her new beau, Golden State Warrior player Baron Davis, making out, my first and most natural thought was, “go ahead, Laura Dern.” 2017 has been a great More...

By admin On Saturday, December 23rd, 2017
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Sexual Assault Allegations Against Max Landis Surface on Twitter

As Netflix’s Bright, written by Max Landis and directed by David Ayer, is being released with a massive marketing campaign, a number of people have come forward with allegations about Landis. Now, it’s More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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Security Robot Used Against Homeless People Is the Most Obvious Metaphor – GEN-TRI-FI-CATE! GEN-TRI-FI-CATE!

Hey, remember K5, that security robot that inexplicably has a name closer to the Doctor’s trusty robot dog companion than to the Daleks it actually looks like? It’s finally starting to live up to its More...

By admin On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Voucher Schools Can Teach Whatever They Want & Taxpayers Will Pay the Bill

One of the big agenda issues pushed by Betsy DeVos and the Trump administration about education is allowing parents more “choice” in where they send their children to school. While that on the surface More...

By admin On Sunday, December 3rd, 2017
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Things We Saw Today: The Last Jedi Actors’ Awesome Training Montage

As part of the Mouse’s hype machine for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Disney and Lucasfilm have released the above video of a bunch of the Last Jedi actors training for their fight scenes. While the video centers More...

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